Genus ANAS

Genus ANAS.

=a duck, from =to swim.

Bill not so deep as wide, of nearly uniform width. Lamellae short. Nostrils near base of bill. Metallic speculum formed by the outer webs of the secondary quills. Fifth remex wanting. Tail rather pointed, of eighteen to twenty feathers. Tarsus shielded in front. Hind toe with small, narrow lobe. Cosmopolitan.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus ANAS
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
265
M_ID: 
407
M_SN: 
Anas
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
13166

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